"Windows versions older than Windows 8 that have not applied the August 2010 patch."
6 years to patch your PC.
Wouldn't it be simpler to remove the PC from the person?
It's clear they have no idea how to use it.
The six-year-old vulnerability first burnt by Stuxnet remains the internet's chief pwning vector and is a key instrument of the world's worst exploit kit known as Angler. The vulnerability is a hole in Windows Shell that is both long since patched and well publicised as part of its discovery in the US' Stuxnet worm, the killer …
The article refers to an August 2010 patch but doesn't name it. A little research on Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-046 - Critical suggests that the MS Patch KB2286198 should do the trick.
I checked in my Win7 installation and there was no record of that patch and I run updates manually every month. Maybe it has been superceded. Anyone know anything about this?
Check Control Panel / Program and Features / View installed updates.